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May 28 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Thursday, May 28, 2020/Categories: Health

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 The Niagara County Department of Health issued the following update on positive COVID-19 cases in Niagara County:

 

We regretfully report the death of two Niagara County residents due to COVID-19.  We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of these individuals:

•             An 87 year-old female with underlying health conditions

•             A 67 year-old male with underlying health conditions

 

 The rest of the update is as follows:

•             13 new positive cases

•             Total of 1033 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)

•             285 active cases (270 isolating at home, 15 in hospital)

•             683 recovered

•             65 deaths

•             11,776 people tested  (source: https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/ )

 

                The Niagara County heat map that breaks the positive cases down by municipality can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/ybgzmusw

 

            Data on nursing home fatalities is tracked by New York State.  That information can be found here:             https://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/diseases/covid-19/fatalities_nursing_home_acf.pdf

 

             **  There will be no LCTV Update today at 2 p.m.  Chairman Wydysh will return tomorrow at 2 p.m. on LCTV.   **

               

Information and resources relative to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found at:  https://www.niagaracounty.com/health/Services/Public-Health-Preparedness/2019-Novel-Coronavirus-COVID-19

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